Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage along with the Mercer County Office on Aging are proud to present the Mercer County Senior Art Show from July 16 through July 31 at the Meadow Lakes Springpoint Senior Living facility in East Windsor. On July 31 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, a closing reception will be held at which the 2014 awards will be announced. Artists may retrieve their work immediately following the close of the reception. First Place winners in each category will move on to the 2014 New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show.

Any Mercer County resident age 60 or older may submit artwork to the Mercer County Senior Art Show. All submissions must be the original work of the applicant, created within the last three years, and not previously entered in the Mercer County Senior Art Show. Applicants may submit one piece of art in any of the following categories: acrylic, craft, digital imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture, and watercolor. For full information, please see the prospectus.

One "professional" winner and one "non-pro" winner in each category will move on to the State Show taking place September 25 - Oct0ber 30. [There must be AT LEAST three entries per category for first and honorable mention works to be selected.]

Completed registration must be received in the Mercer County Office on Aging by June 23. Artwork must be delivered to Meadow Lakes on July 14 between 9 am and 2 pm. The prospectus/registration form is available on-line at the Mercer County Senior Art Show 2014 link below. For more information or to have a prospectus mailed to you, call (609) 989-6662. During the show dates, the Meadow Lakes gallery will be open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. The facility is located at 300 Meadow Lakes in East Windsor, just off Etra Road. For more information, directions or to arrange a tour (groups of 6 or more), please call 1-800-564-5705 or visit www.springpointsl.org.

2013 Mercer County Senior Art Show Winners

NP – Non professional P – Professional

Robert Allard - Honorable mention, Works on Paper - P
Barbara Battista - Honorable Mention, Photography - NP
Anne Benenson - First Place, Photography - NP
Emily Chapman - Honorable Mention, Acrylics - NP
Sue Chiu - First Place, Craft - P - Best in Show
Ingrid Davis - First Place, Works on Paper - P
Harvey Dessell - Honorable mention, Mixed Media - NP
Jean DiPietro - Honorable mention, Oils - NP
DJ Haslett - Honorable mention, Crafts - P
Huiyi Huang - First Place, Watercolors - NP
Jody Kendall - First Place, Mixed Media - NP
Robert Kendall - Honorable mention, Crafts - NP
Frank Pastore - First Place, Works on Paper - NP
Elizabeth Peck - Honorable mention, Watercolors - P
Rima Phillips - First Place, Craft - NP
David T. Potts - Honorable Mention, Works on Paper - NP
Margaret Rosen - First Place, Watercolors - P
Richard Snarski - First Place, Oils - NP
Beth K. Wham - First Place, Acrylic - NP
Jackie Wouwenburg -Honorable mention, Watercolors - NP

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2013 New Jersey Art Show Winners from Mercer County

NP – Non professional P – Professional

Sue Chiu - First Place, Craft - P
Ingrid Davis - Honorable mention, Print - P
Jody Kendall - Third Place, Mixed Media - NP
Frank Pastore - Third Place, Works on Paper - NP
Rima Phillips - Honorable mention, Craft - NP
Beth Keeler Wham - Honorable mention, Acrylic - NP

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